Silbo, the whistle-based language.

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+32 1. Hammersheister commented 11 years ago

Cell phones are for conformists!
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+5 2. NathaneM commented 11 years ago

i think it's more complicated than french! >:)
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+42 3. SmajlicekCZ commented 11 years ago

I can't understand a word they're.... whistling?
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-10 4. joka232 commented 11 years ago

what if you can whistle? ....
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+38 5. dushan commented 11 years ago

#4 well, no network coverage for you :D
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+41 6. Oddi commented 11 years ago

0:35 nice boobs little bird :p
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+3 7. kekke2000 commented 11 years ago

Freaks. I can scream a lot louder than I can whistle. Still I usually use my phone.
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+21 8. madmagpie commented 11 years ago

Uh oh! Verizon has a competition! >:)
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+8 9. intqzo commented 11 years ago

Ahh, Harpo Marx lives on...
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+8 10. juancarlos commented 11 years ago

I live in Spain and I have a friend who knows "silbo", he says that it's easy to learn, but I think that he always says the same when he's "silbing" >:)
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+8 11. LB187 commented 11 years ago

Taking into account that I haven't checked out the web site...
Is this a joke or is it for real?

And keep in mind, that there are "schools" that teach Klingon! >:)
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+9 12. MakeTnotWar commented 11 years ago

#11
It's real. Look at the wikipedia article:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silbo_Gomero_language
Yodeling was a way of communicating in the mountains as well before it became a way of "singing"
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+7 13. banzemanga commented 11 years ago

All they need is a loudspeaker instead of whistling around. I bet i become rich if i come to that place as the loudspeaker inventor. >:)
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+3 14. armageddon commented 11 years ago

how do i whistle for double cheeseburger and fries?? :D
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-2 15. ringmaster commented 11 years ago

Birds were before humans...
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+3 16. badboy007 commented 11 years ago

after reading #6 all i noticed was the hot bird.
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+1 17. prankphonecall commented 11 years ago

I wonder if a wolf whistle has the same meaning? If so #6 might want to 'strike up a conversation' with 0:35 :D
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+1 18. fjwjr commented 11 years ago

I wonder if whistling at a girl sounds the same.
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-3 19. smodd commented 11 years ago

Feeeeeokkkkkkk Uffffffffffff = F Off >:)
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+1 20. m473us commented 11 years ago

Bobby McFerrin likes !
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+2 21. Urmensch commented 11 years ago

I was on holidays in La Gomera and there was a woman directly across the road from our villa who would communicate with her husband using this language.
It was awesome.
Great that it's being taught in the schools now because then they were worried it was dying out.
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-2 22. samxgx commented 11 years ago

so NO R2D2 jokes? starwars stuff?
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-1 23. angrytattedguy commented 11 years ago

Lol those computers are a disease. You mean like the herpes on your face.
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0 24. pire commented 11 years ago

must be crazy to tlisten to music, when every relative chance in pitch means something!!!
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0 25. cameramaster commented 10 years ago

What happens if your tone deaf ?